Constructed in 1929, the Palais
de la Mediterranée became a legend over 75 years. A world of arts and
gaming, of luxury and beauty, the Roaring Twenties. The monumental facade, the
great Gaming Rooms. The Palais de la Mediterranée, in prime position on
the Promenade des Anglais, boasts 188 Rooms and Suites, around a
panoramic terrace looking over the Baie des Anges, a real oasis of
coolness. All decorated in the Art-Deco style, they offer a blend of wood,
textiles and simple lines, and all boast state-of-the-art equipment.History
On January 1929, a large gathering of celebrities attended the Gala opening
of the original Palais de la Mediterranee on the original Promenande des
Anglais, facing the sea. Nearly six hundred people accepted the invitation
of the American billionaires Franc and Florence Gould, already the
"inventors" of Juan les Pins, to whom they owe this immense art deco
The Palais de la Mediterranee is just a stone throw away from the Cote d'
Azur, an environment that features a multitude of fabulous views and settings in
the finest of climates.
Nice offers Museums, Theatres, Sports, Swimming and Sea Trips, Strolls through
the flower market and atmospheric city, while the nearby mountains in its
hinterland. Nice is just 90 minutes from ski resorts, and Italy, just a sort
distance away, will entice you with a host of other pleasures and activities.
The Palais de la Mediterranee is just 10
minutes from International Airport Nice Cote d' Azur.
At Padouk, the cuisine has Mediterranean
flavors, emphasizing seasonal products, seafood and fruits and vegetables of
the region. Chef employs the cuisine of his heritage, remembering his
grandmother's Cooking and applying contemporary touches. The decor of Le Padouk
combines dark exotic woods, modern furniture in warm orange and red hues.
Padouk, a precious wood used for bows of ships, is the primary material used on
the Restaurant's walls. The mahogany parquet floor shows to advantage the green,
blue and orange coloured mosaic accents on the floor of the Restaurant. The
general atmosphere is very warm, welcoming and relaxing. During sunny days, the
Restaurant's terrace, landscaped with mandarin trees and lavender, offers a
spectacular panoramic view on the Baie des Anges, the only one of this kind on
the Côte d'Azur.